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½ Crown - George V modified effigy

½ Crown - George V (modified effigy) -  obverse ½ Crown - George V (modified effigy) -  reverse

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Features

Country United Kingdom
Type Common coin
Years 1926-1927
Value 1/2 Crown = 2 Shillings 6 Pence (1/8 LSD)
Metal Silver (.500)
Weight 14.14 g
Diameter 32.3 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 31-12-1969
References KM# 830, Sp# 4032
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
(Spink)

Obverse

Bare head left

NOTE: Modified portrait with larger beads, important to distinguish 1926 issues.

Lettering: GEORGIUS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX

Engraver: Edgar Bertram MacKennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

Crowned shield within Garter, divided date below

Lettering:
HONI SOIT· QVI MAL· Y PENSE·
· FID: DEF: IND: IMP: ·
HALF · 19 27 · CROWN

Edge

Milled

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1926 
1927  6,838,000 8.87

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